Andy O’Donoghue, Dublin’s Talking resident tech expert, joined Chris Barry back live in studio to take a look at the big phone week- “Is 2013, the year of the phone, again?”
So, iPhone 5 is not getting the same share of new cistomer accounts that iPhone 4s did - but 47.8 million iPhones is a healthy number. And with a gross margin of 38% Apple continues to be amongst the best of all value stocks and
Last week, Aaron Swartz, technologist and activist took his own life, at the age of 26. In a tragically short but remarkable life that included defining the RSS standard to creating some of the foundation of Reddit, Aaron's life tragically ended amidst the turmoil of serious
Bitcoin was an experiment. Conceived as one of the first crypto-currencies, described first in 1998 by Wei Dai on the cypherpunks mailing list. Bitcoin, introduced in 2009, is designed around the idea of using cryptography to control the creation and transfer of money, rather than
Despite being 'defined' in 1978, collaborative consumption has truly arrived over the last 12 months. And it's not just likely to stay, but we will find ways to integrate it into our lives, from buying decisions to travel planning. Peer-to-peer is getting everywhere. From
Just over a week into the new year, one day in to CES and already I'm feeling guilty. I need to get mHealthed up. Shed some Christmad punds. Reform myself, detox, work harder, exercise more. Ohh, if only there were some technology innovations, some brilliant
Fleur Pellerin : born 29 August, 1973 in Seoul, South Korea is a French politician and minister in the French government with the portfolio for Small and Medium Enterprises, Innovation, and the Digital Economy at the Ministry for Productive Renewal. She was appointed by President
Daughter of Lord Byron, acquaintance and colleague of Charles Babbage, she worked with Babbage on his 'Analytical Engine', and wrote an algorithm to calculate Bernoulli numbers on the machine. The computer language Ada is named in her honour.
Andy O’Donoghue interviews WP Engine’s, Heather Brunner.
The most charming Kickstarter I’ve backed is Sabrina Cortugno’s Bleeding Heart campaign. Sabrina is a storyboard artist on Gravity Falls and Bleeding Heart was a step away from animation and in to the world comics.
Bleeding Heart was 28-page about a young man named Henry – a scientist-in-training who one night encounters an injured werewolf collapsed on his doorstep. Who could resist that tale? Coupled with great rewards it was an unstoppable project, soaring past 100% funding in a day, and going on to raise $23,000 from almost a thousand backers.
I really hoped I’d get to chat to Sabrina for the Podcast, not so much about Kickstarter but about Sabrina’s thoughts on animation. She attended CalArts and honed her craft at Gobelin in Paris so I was curious what she’d found – story or pictures, what’s first in making great animation?